News: Karra Porter files constitutional class action lawsuit on behalf of Utah cattle rancher over beef checkoff
// Jun 19, 2017
Karra Porter filed a class action suit on behalf of a Utah rancher aimed at ending state checkoff fees for the sale of beef animals where those fees are alleged to violate first amendment rights under the Utah Constitution. In May of 2016 a cattle organization in Montana filed a similar suit claiming that it was unconstitutional for the government to compel its members to fund the private speech of state beef councils.
Todd Weiler interviewed regarding "fringe gambling" in Utah
// May 1, 2019
People say they’ve gambled away tens of thousands of dollars at a Utah laundromat. A new law will go into effect to crack down on shops using legal loopholes to get away with what’s called “fringe gambling.”
Heather Thuet Re-Elected as Bar Commissioner for the 3rd Division
// Apr 16, 2019
Heather is another example of Christensen & Jensen's committment to giving back to the legal community through service with the Utah State Bar. Our sincerest congratulations to Heather, and to Michelle Quist who won the other 3rd Division Commission seat as well as Heather Farnsworth, our 2019-2020 Bar President-Elect.
Stephen Kelson Selected as Keynote Speaker at Utah State Bar Spring Convention
// Mar 8, 2019
Stephen Kelson was the keynote speaker at the Utah State Bar Spring Convention in St. George this week. He presented findings on his ongoing study focusing on "Violence in the Legal Profession and a Study of Our Colleagues Nationwide."